Columbia River Maritime Museum


group tours at the Columbia River Maritime Museum

photo by Bill Lind

The Columbia River Maritime Museum welcomes opportunities to share the Museum with school or other tour groups.

In order to insure the best possible experience for your group – whether for a self-guided or docent-led tour – please schedule your visit with Museum staff at least two weeks in advance.

To schedule a group visit, contact Kathy Johnson

A minimum of ten people is required for group admission rates (see below). Admission is payable by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover and is due on arrival. We request a single payment for the entire group.

Museum galleries and restrooms are wheelchair accessible, and two wheelchairs are available for loan at the front desk if needed. If your group has other special needs or considerations, please contact the volunteer coordinator.

Note that backpacks, food, gum and beverages are not permitted in the Museum.

If you need to cancel:

Reservation cancellations should be made at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled arrival. Contact Kathy Johnson by phone at 503.325.2323.

Youth Groups

The Museum requests that adult chaperones accompany students at a minimum of one adult for every ten students. Chaperones must remain with students at all times and actively supervise the visit.



Adult Chaperones

Free (maximum of one for every ten students)

Additional Chaperones



Clatsop County Schools are admitted FREE

Adult Groups

Clubs, service organizations and other adult groups are welcome to experience the Museum together. To schedule a tour, please complete and return our Adult Group Tours reservation form. If you have any questions, please call 503.325.2323 and ask to speak to the volunteer coordinator.

Adults (18+)


Seniors (65+)


Youth (6-17)


Note that admission to the 3D film is $5 per person in addition to Museum admission. The film is free to Museum members.